Editor's Desk, Interviews, New in Ceasefire - Dec 9, 2013 22:49 - 6 Comments

    Interview | Akala: “Just because you listen to rap or reggae doesn’t mean you respect black people”

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    In part two of our exclusive interview, Hip-Hop artist Akala talks to Ceasefire’s Adam Cooper about Lily Allen, Mark Duggan, police impunity, slavery reparations, the banning of slang in schools and much more.

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    Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Mar 19, 2014 15:07 - 2 Comments

    Analysis | Scottish Independence: Why progressives across the UK must support the Yes campaign

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    James Foley and Pete Ramand, authors of the new book Yes: The Radical Case for Scottish Independence, argue that Scotland’s constitutional future is a matter that should be taken seriously by progressives everywhere, and that the break-up of the UK state will benefit us all.

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    New in Ceasefire, Politics - Mar 22, 2014 21:25 - 4 Comments

    Politics | In praise of Ross Longhurst: 72-year-old imprisoned for anti-austerity action

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    Ten days ago, Ross Longhurst, a 72-year-old Nottingham resident and activist, was sentenced to 28 days in prison for his principled refusal to pay council tax in protest against the austerity agenda of both the coalition government and the local Labour council. His brave action should be saluted, argues Steven Mahatma.

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    New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Mar 31, 2014 19:34 - 13 Comments

    Special Report | Western Sahara: It is time for MINURSO to add human rights to its mandate

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    After years of occupation and a decades-long wait for a self-determination referendum, it is time for the UN peacekeeping force in the Western Sahara, whose mandate is up for renewal this April, to add human rights monitoring to its remit, argues Khalil Asmar.

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    In Theory, New in Ceasefire - Apr 2, 2014 12:01 - 1 Comment

    An A to Z of Theory | Alain Badiou: Ontology and Structuralism

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    Alain Badiou is one of the best-known French critical theorists today. In the first installment of a ten-part series on the French thinker, Andrew Robinson examines the basic underpinnings of Badiou’s philosophy, crucial for making sense of his political claims. Robinson also examines how this philosophy can be traced back to the tradition of structuralist Marxism.

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    Arts & Culture, New in Ceasefire - Apr 1, 2014 15:43 - Comment

    Arts & Culture | Interview | Drifa Mezenner: “I lived in the absence twice”

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    In her debut feature, “j’ai habité l’absence deux fois”, Algerian filmmaker Drifa Mezenner captures in words and images the emotional aftermath of separation and civil war. She talks to Ceasefire’s Rachida M Lamri about the absence and emptiness reverberating through the lives of Algerian youth, a story told through her own experience and that of her family.

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